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. on his visit to india in 2006, david cameron said he believed it was time for britain and india to forge a new special relationship, focusing particularly on fighting terrorism, protecting the environment, and globalization. india is also leading member of the commonwealth, an organization which has been neglected and undervalued under the labour government in britain. in last year's strategy documents, the only mention of the commonwealth was in the title. it is extraordinary -- it is the unique network of 53 country spanning five continents with 35 of the world's population -- 3 favre% of the world's population. -- 35% of the world's population. a good example of how it could be used is to encourage to take a leading role in addressing state failure, like coordinating a future rehabilitation package for its former member, zimbabwe. if the commonwealth is not the only group of countries where rican recreate historic connections on a new, modern basis. i have long argued that britain should embark on the elevation of its links with many of the countries of the middle east and gulf, not o
unnecessary. on top of that, the huge expansion of economy such as china and india means that in our working lifetimes, the size of the european economy relative to address the world looks set to shrink dramatically. projections have shown europe's share of the world economy declining from 18% to 10% by the middle of the century, and even the united states is not immune from the effect of economic problems. this diminished economic weight will have a major impact on the ability of western nations to achieve their foreign policy goals. we are used to the idea of calling for economic sanctions against nations whose human rights records we find an acceptable. south africa under apartheid being a celebrated example. now we apply them to recalcitrant and regimes. it is already clear that the power of such economic weapons is declining. it follows from this analysis that it will decline much further in the years to come. what is more, much of the economic weight in the world is passing the countries which either do not fully share our concepts of democracy and human rights or for their own reasons
to pass a resolution in the u.n. council on human-rights. india, another rising power and the world's most populous democracy, is traditionally not inclined to support our western inclination to support human rights and economic pressure and military intervention. nor are many of the growing economic power centers in the world, brazil or in the call. not only has the world not converting around our own democratic norms, but according to a survey, global freedom to his third year of decline in 2008, but nearly powerful democratic nations do not share our view of how to conduct foreign policy. the liberal interventionism has generated much debate in britain. but the varying degrees, all have subscribed to it. the economic conditions have enjoyed some support as has military intervention in many countries. iraq being a much more controversial case, but heavily supported at the time. we're all agreed that we would try to intervene in another situation. but in the years and decades to come, the rise of other nations will constrain our ability to act in this way. a further constraint will come i
, whether that's new or not, india or pakistan possess nuclear weapons. >> right. >> and as it stands, those are just accepted responsible nations, so-called responsible nations. and then we saw pakistan and india go to war just a few years ago. threatening each other and they were told not to. is it a wise policy now to allow iran, knowing that -- >> to allow -- >> allow iran or to allow po persist or to go ahead with the nuclear armament? knowing that iraq and iran fought each other with the chemical weapons and how iran is threatening other countries in the middle east? and the religious fundamentalists are threatening each other. and now they're trying to contain that but from what i get from yours, it's all a superpower ideology, of course, that is true during the cold war. >> so let me try and answer your question about iranian -- the iranian effort to acquire nuclear weapons assuming that is what they are trying to do. i think we have to look at this in terms of two issues. one is the issue of nuclear proliferation generally and this relates to the faithlessness of the existing nuclea
visit to india in 2006, david cameron said that he believed it was time for britain and india to forge a new special relationship, focusing particularly on fighting terrorism, protecting the environment, and globalization. india is also a leading member of the commonwealth, which has been valued on to the labour -- which as been devalued in the labour gouvernment. it is extraordinary diversity offers some straight, a unique network of 53 countries spanning five continents with 30% of the world's population. we believe the commonwealth is a tool to be picked up and used more often, to help dialogue and conflict prevention, taking a leading role in addressing state failure by coordinating up future rehabilitation package for its former member, zimbabwe. get the commonwealth is not the only group of countries where we can recreate historic connections on a new modern basis. i have long argued that britain should embark on the elevation of its links with many countries of the middle east in the gulf. not only diplomatically, but in matters of culture, education, commerce, and security. thi
in proportion to their economy are doing the best right now. look at india. it's growing. look at the companies that have increased their spending. united states as a percent of g.d.p. they are still shrinking. it's not about helping the economy. it's about redistributing wealth. you don't have to just impact companies or alter the can i of companies that have received tarp money because pay is competitive. if a bank has received tarp money has gotten a cut. >> the thing that bothers me most about this whole pay czar statement is where he says i have the discretion. the concept of the czar is fundamentally at odds with the constitution of the american people. >> there are regulations that have been promulgated. they are gite clearly delineated. he can say what he wants but he does not have unlimited discretion here. one of the things he has to take into account is retaining people at these companies. the market value of those employees. >> i'm not worried about feinberg. i'm worried about another pay czar. nancy pelosi. what if she raises taxes on people making more than $100,000. that's scary.
with plenty of support. america has the kennedys and the bushes, india the gandhis. the leaders of both leading parties have men vying to be prime minister and the grandson of the men who were prime ministers before. bbc. >> hi. >> there seems to be some concern in japan about hereditary politicians. do you think that might hurt your campaign? >> i am criticized every day for succeeding my father's seat. i want to overcome the criticism aimed at hereditary politicians and overcome it to win. >> at the matsushita institute they're trying to develop a new breed of leaders without family connections but with plenty of old-fashioned japanese virtues. students are given a taste of humble tasks. on their way, they hope to high office. some in japan blame what's perceived as ineffectual government on the large numbers of family dynasties in government. >> they have money. they have supporters. and they have a name value handed down from parents. it's not good for japan, because the dynamism of the political power is not strong as other countries. >> katsuhito is hoping he can win but he likens
and japan or india talk to these two guys and ask them questions. i thought it was a perfect setup for senator kennedy. he was an experienced politician. it would be no contest. i persuaded senator kennedy to except and they did and it was carnage. nobody wanted to be more decisive than reagan did that evening. senator kennedy looked at the monitor in the room rather than the interviewer and the result is that the people watching saw him being kind of shifty i'eyed. he was trying to be very precise about vietnam. whereas one oregon was superb and he gave wonderful, reassuring pro-american answers. for years after that, whenever we would have a discussion on the kennedy staff, i would take a position and he would turn to me and say "you're the fellow that got me in that debate with ronald reagan, archer? are you? " >> [unintelligible] the former aide to ronald reagan wrote -- >> that is about right. since i was running for the legislature in california. >> how much of this french ship exists today -- a french ship exists today? -- freniendship exists today? >> he was probably involv
, one hears that the russians have been selling more advanced weapons to india, they have also sold some advanced weapons to malaysia and i understand indonesia. they have, obviously, a deep oblem with japan because of the northern territories, but nevertheless, if the rusans were to see their relationship with china as in some respects inhibited, aren't the assets avaible to the russians to, if you like, increase their livery somewhat? >> well, the russians have been trying to exercise those. they understand that, and so, for example, the arms relationship was always something that implicitly if the tensions became worse, the russians could do what the united states did after tiananmen which was cut that off. but now the chise can develop a lot of this stuff indigenously, so that leverages decline. the oil and gas we discussed, it's something that russia's been trying to use to, say, threaten or not threaten but really just bargain off china and japan and other countries to get them to pay higher prices, and the chinese for a while, you know, pretty much stood on their terms. now the ru
-- can you start a company in china today? increasingly you can. a company in india and america better wake up to that fact. they better wake up to the fact that other systems that regulate more, that pay for education and have more efficient healthcare systems are going to start becoming much more competitive economically than we are and we better start taking care of ourselves. and i'm not going to become an idealog. i'm not going to tell you people and i'm certainly not tell the jury or i'm not going to tell this woman who keeps laughing, that the only answer, the only answer -- i always remember this line from sinatra. sir, take your hand off that broad. [laughter] >> we're in las vegas. i can say that. >> what happens here stays here. [laughter] >> we'd better take care of ourselves and i'm not going to become an idealog or use lebron james as an example or ethiopia or tell you fannie mae did it all or distort the numbers or tell you everything is bad about private enterprise. not remotely. i'm going to tell you we better get some balance in america and we've lost that. we've lost
and ronald reagan the new governor of california and maybe have students from england, japan, india talk to these two guys and ask them questions and have a debate. what do you think? what i thought was a perfect set from senator kennedy. he was after all, a pretty experienced politician as governor of california. exclass pse&b movie star and th accepted and they had the debate and it was carnage. no one has ever won more decisively than reagan did that evening. senator kennedy looked at the monitor in the room rather than at the interviewer and result is that the people watching saw him being kind of shifty eyed. he went along to a great length with answers trying to be precise where as ronald reagan was superb. gave wonderful reassuring pro-american answers. and for the viewers after that, whenever we'd have a discussion in the kennedy staff or the kennedy surroundings and i would take a position i would look at senator kennedy didn't hold, he would turn to me and say, you're the one that put me in the debate with ronald reagan, aren't you? >> i first heard that story from something y
the same health care and food as boys. in india, for example, girls are less likely to be vaccinated that be boys and are take on the the hospital only when they are sicker. the girls in india from 1 to 5 years of age are 50% more likely to die than boys their age. in addition, ultra sound machines have allowed a pregnant woman to find out the sex of her own fetus and then get an abortion if it's female. the global statistics on the abuse of girls are numbing. it appears that more girls and women are now missing from the planet precisely because they are female than men were killed on the batting field in all of the wars of the 20th century. so with a new administration in power and with a female woman heading the state department, how should u.s. priorities on women's issues internationally change? guest: the secretary of state hillary clinton is doing a marvelous job of highlighting the issue of women's equality around the world. one thing that we need to do in this country is the united states senate needs to ratify the united nations women's convention, the convention on the elim
last week. this market is up 1.1% today. the hang seng up 1.7%. and the sensex in india up 2.4%. in terms of nymex and crude, it is up on recovery, hopes that demand could be picking up. crude at $73.80. down two cents. brent as well, down five cents, $74.13 a barrel. a little bit of a putback in terms of nymex and brent. let's cross live to tokyo and check in on the trading day from the nikkei. >> thanks, christine. tokyo stocks rebounded sharply monday. they closed 3.35% higher. verch investors were hearted by friday. the market jumped 8.4% while cannon gained 3.6%. hitting the year to date another. the nikkei reported that the firm stands a chance of pushing profit in the year ending next march instead of the projected 10% decline. >>> meanwhile, polls are projecting a landslide victory for the main opposition party. investors are even more concerned that dpj lawmakers have been calling for tighter regulations on the consumer finance industry. confirming the nikkei report, the second largest convenience store operator lawsan, and matsumotokiyoshi have announced they will f
for the soviets and the agencies failure to accurately monitor the development of nuclear weapons in india and pakistan. they have seen a new urgency since the 9/11 attacks but has also faced serious questions over the iraq war and handling of terrorist suspects. >>> a new report that we've been telling you about will detail the abuses inside. what do you think about it? do you think this type of information could actually put u.s. troops in war zoons in even more danger? we'd love to know your thoughts. post them on our blog at cnn.com/heidi. >>> after initial praise from international observers, rumors are beginning to circulate about widespread fraud in afghanistan's presidential elections. here is more from kabul. atia, are we getting preliminary results just yet? >> reporter: well, we hear that they are trickling in at the moment and when and who is supporting whom for this campaign at the moment, we had an interview earlier today with dr. abdullah abdullah and he's accusing of mass fraud. not just for afghanistans but also americans. let's listen to what he has to say. >> i think tha
to prevent that? i sat down with a group from india, from noorway, from iraq, and from the united states to try and figure that out. take a listen. >> what piece of advice would you give to people at home interested in this? >> i think most importantly, cancer enters your body, but you cannot let it control your life. and for us that means knowledge is power. you have to educate yourself, unity is strength, you have to have people around you to support you through this, and attitude is everything. >> you should also exercise and be physically active, you should not engage in any activity that predisposes to sexually transmitted disease. these are the key risk factors. >> and you can draw a line from reducing these activities and reducing cancer. >> oh, absolutely. as you said, one-third of all cancers is preventable. and this is the way to prevent cancers. >> is cancer a glimpse into the world of health care reform? something that we've been talking so much about in the united states? >> yeah, i think cancer is the best example or microcosm of this big debate, and the in the united state
but said you could do steroid shots or fiscal therapy and in india, this is really sweet, six guys massaged my shoulder with warm oil. it was great. and guess what, it worked. >> that's the procedure that worked? >> well, i did it for six weeks and they -- every day they would massage me with warm oil that had herbs and medication in it, right, like a rotisserie chicken or something and, yeah, guess what, i got more movement. >> and how much can you lift it now? >> now, look at that. is that gain or what? i tell you. remarkable. >> you decided to the to have the surgery. >> that's right. i don't need the titanium shoulder. i can get along without it. >> what would you say to americans today who are trying to follow this health care debate? what's the number one lesson you'd say to them? >> all the other countries decided first we're going to cover everybody, anybody who is sick can get to the doctor and then you can design a mechanism to get there. they all did. we're so hung up on the mechanism we keep losing the goal. >> and the goal is to make people healthier to start with? >> yes, the
to small farmers in places like india. short on resources and long on demand. >> for just a very, very small amount of land, farmers can produce much more grain. >> but what about the growing popularity of organic produce? ron moore, a long-time monsanto customer, believes biotech crops are necessary to meet the needs of a growing planet. >> we'll have to use all the technology available to farmers to increase production to supply food for that population. >> a population relying on more crops for food, feed and fuel. for more "people, planet and profit" check out sustainability at cnbc.com. there's no one exactly like you. raymond james financial advisors understand that. and they have the freedom to offer unbiased financial advice designed to weather market uncertainty and help you reach your goals. no matter how lofty. raymond james. individual solutions from independent advisors. >>> a warm welcome back to "squawk box" here on cnbc, first in business worldwide.Ñ we are one hour away from the opening bell. here are some of stories we are following this monday morning. the cash for
the united states falling into the influence of russia, india, europe, and form a basic balance of what they call democracyization, they mean externally in the terms of the balance. the segments also -- china and russia has the u.n. vetoes and insofar as the united states are giving up the resolution, they can veto that. they can use that veto power to modify resolutions about their friends and allies in the third world developing countries. they -- the segments often in their segment they often tend to agree on what they don't like about american policy, although they don't name the united states. there's our criticism of democracy efforts or efforts from one political system on a different political system or culture. there is the attempts to militarize and so on. they settled one major point of contention. they finally made their joint border, they now finally settled that. and now that will become contested for a while. even in the energy realm if you consider energy security and dimension security, there has been a major turn around in the past year. after many years of frustrated
and india to pollujtuáÑ over our spaces for energy. we need to look at what is efficient and (+ive. these first two policies, the stimulus bill and kappa and trade, i can tell you what i'm against. but i will also tell you what i i know you have questions about how many of you think that health care does not need any changes or any type of reform whatsoever? @ñplease raise your hand. i we say there is one in the crowd during -- i always÷ say there is one in the crowd. how many think that we need to do something, but the approach matters. absolutely. d+zbut the consensus -- the #consensus is for reform. az4=i the sake of action is ì(lc@&c+ you have to make sure that you do it right, not just quickly. what we have seen out of washingtonÑ is their intent to act quickly. i think in a way it is flawed. i will tell you what i am for and against. let me begin[÷f with where i am against. dthis is a jar-3200, the house version -- this is hr-éíb3200sg health-care plan. i can tell you what i am against. i4vq am againstksg this plan. i will tell you why and i know you are going to hav
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